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biography of Carlo CARRA (1881-1966)

Personal data


Birth : 02/11/1881 - Quargniento AL Piemonte, Italy
Death : 04/13/1966 - Milan MI Lombardy, Italy
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Italy

Representatives

Rachel Adler Fine Art – 1200 Broadway – New York NY, United States


Education

1906 : Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera – Palazzo di Brera Via Brera 28 – Milan MI, Italy
Pupil of / student of Cesare TALLONE [ 1853-1919 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1933:Signs the Manifest of the Mural Painting by Mario SIRONI.
1917:Meets Giorgio de CHIRICO, Ferrara, Italy.
1913 – 1915:With Ardengo SOFFICI he collaborates to Lacerba, a futurist magazine.
1900 – 1901:Moves to London, UK.
1899 – 1900:Moves to Paris, France to collaborate in the decoration of pavillions of the Universal Exhibition.
1895:Moves to Milano, Italy.
02/11/1910:Meets Filippo Tommaso MARINETTI and signs the Manifesto of Futurist Painters, Milano, Italy.


Prizes

1950

1950 : International Prize of Venice Biennale – Venice VE, Italy
Context: Biennale di Venezia (1950)
Awarded by : La Biennale di Venezia – 1364/a Ca’ Giustinian – Venice VE, Italy


Other professions

1941 : Professor – Painting
Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera – Palazzo di Brera Via Brera 28 – Milan MI, Italy

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Tempera
Drawing-Watercolor : Collage

Movements and styles

1910 : Futurism
Metaphysical painting

Works

Il fiasco
Date of creation : 1915
Medium : Tempera
Size : 40 x 32 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2001

Works on Paper
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art – London, United Kingdom
10/10/2001 – 01/20/2002

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

St’art – Foire d’art contemporain de Strasbourg, n°7
Parc des expositions du Wacken – Strasbourg, France
01/31/2003 – 02/03/2003
Represented by : Galerie Arte e Arte – Bologna BO, Italy

2001

Arte Fiera – Mostra Mercato d’Arte contemporanea
Quartiere Fieristico – Bologna BO, Italy
01/25/2001 – 01/29/2001
Represented by : Galleria Maggiore – Via d’Aglezio 15 – Bologna BO, Italy

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Rachel Adler Fine Art – 1200 Broadway – New York NY, United States

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Tornabuoni Arte – Tornabuoni Arte Via Fatebenefratelli 36 – Milan MI, Italy

1999

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy


Group exhibitions

1998

European Abstract Movements of the Teens, Twenties and Thirties. Latin American Modern Works.
Rachel Adler Fine Art – New York NY, United States
02/19/1998 – 02/23/1998

1950

Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1950

Bibliography (Selected)


By the artist


Books

1945

La mia vita
Milan MI, Italy
1945

1919

Pittura metafisica
Florence FI, Italy
1919


On the artist


Books

2000

L’art au XXème siècle – Peinture, Sculpture, Nouveaux Médias, Photographie
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Collectif
2000
ISBN : 3822857319

L’aventure de l’art au XXème siècle
Publisher: Editions du Chêne – 43 quai Grenelle – Paris, France
Director of publication: Ferrier Jean-Louis
2000
ISBN : 2842771818


Dictionaries

2001

Dictionnaire des Arts Plastiques Modernes et Contemporains
Publisher: Editions Gründ – 60, rue Mazarine – Paris, France
Author: Delarge Jean-Pierre
03/2001
ISBN : 27000559


Periodicals

2002

Carlo Carra : works on paper
in: Art & Antiques p. 176
New York NY, United States
12/01/2002-05/02/2002

Legals

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